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the weekend after her plane crad in mexico. >>> local latino music fans are mourning the death of one of their favorites. jenni rivera died after her plane crashed in mexico. lynn ramirez in san jose with reaction from some of rivera's fans. len. >> reporter: that's right, allen. a hot of people are in a state of shock. something they didn't expect since jenni's career really seemed to be taking off. for many she symbolized being able to overcome life's obstacles. >> powering through her recent heart break and triumph. , it seems her life and career were reaching a high point. for her many fans on both sides of the mexican american board it made news of her plane crash and sudden death all the more difficult to take. >> really very sad. i don't think nobody can believe what happened. so, so sad. >> rivera was a rarity in the recording industry. a rising star who was also a middle aged mother of five and grandmother. she was a working single mom who hit it big incrossed over. born in southern california to mexican immigrant parents, she spoke english and spain and was successful in mus
loss. connecticut's governor has declared friday a day of mourning and has asked churches to ring bells 26 times at 9:30 a.m. one for each victim to mark a week since their deaths. more on the developments from newtown coming up on the "cbs evening news" and stay with cbs 5 and cbssf.com for continuing coverage of the elementary school tragedy. >>> checking bay area headlines here at home an "oakland post" office up and operating again after a hazmat scare forced an evacuation. the laurel district branch on high street had to be shut down about 10 a.m. and the building cleared for investigation. it turned out to be a leaking pepper gas canister in a drawer, the kind they use to keep dogs away. eight people were treated at the scene. and the building reopened by noon. >>> grisly discovery inside a burning storage unit in campbell. firefighters found a body after dousing the flames about 1:30 this morning. they described the unit on cunis drive as about the size of a walk-in closet. investigators suspect the person may have been sleeping -- living there. foul play is not suspected. >>> an
. dave his 92-nd bi ask. >>> the music world is mourning the disof jazz pioneer and a bay area native. dave brubeck died this morning one day shy of his 92nd birthday. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman has a look back at his life and legend. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: if dave brubeck was the high priest of west coast jazz, this was his temple. the blackhawk nightclub corner of turk and ellis in san francisco he was tenderloin. today, the tenderloin is -- well, it's the tenderloin. back in the day when dave brubeck held court -- >> the blackhawk was -- was in reality a dive. >> reporter: toby gleason remembers going to the blackhawk when he was 6 or 7 with his dad legendary dad critic jack gleason. >> it was dark, it was dinghy, smoky. but it was a vibrant scene. >> reporter: typical jazz club of the day but dave brubeck was far interest typical. for one thing, he was white. and a fierce antisegregationist. wouldn't play clubs where blacks weren't allowed. for another, he was classically trained. went to graduate school at mills college. >> dave brubeck's name is part of our history. we're
nightmare. [ sirens ] >> reporter: like everyone else the san ramon valley unified school district mourns the loss of the young children in newtown while knowing they have thousands of students in their care they need to keep safe. the state superintendent of schools sent out a letter friday reminding schools to review their safety and security procedures. >> we do multiple drills and intruder on campus drills that are specific toward that kind of an issue or incident. >> reporter: that involved children? >> yeah. yeah. and there are ways to do that without heightening people's level of anxiety. >> reporter: they use code words during drills. there are two schools of thought on this, though. antioch public schools don't use code words believing they can be confusing. >> we don't use code words. we let it be known through the loudspeaker system that we have an active intruder, lockdown, lockdown, lockdown. >> reporter: in antioch they are in the process of reviewing their security practices as they do twice a year. >> lock their classroom. keep the students away from the door and the windo
we have given time for mourning, prayer and a full investigation of the facts before commenting. the nra says it's prepared to offer meaningful contributions to the renewed gun debate. cbs 5 reporter grace lee is live in hayward with a look at how bay area mayors are taking on guns. grace. >>> reporter: we came here to hayward to meet with the state treasurer phil lockyer and what we learned is that california had invested millions of dollars into a gun manufacturer the same gun manufacturer who made the firearm used in newtown connecticut. well, that has since been remedied but this is one of just several political maneuvers, one to distance themselves from gun manufacturers but several with politicians moving closer to "gun control." >>> reporter: in an open letter to the president today eight big city mayors from new york to los angeles asked for an outright ban on assault weapons. >> it's clear that gun is not for the streets. it's not for sports. it's really a gun of war. >> reporter: san francisco mayor ed lee and oakland mayor jean quan agree with the federal assault weap
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